Today’s show is all about civil disobedience: the history and practice, strategies, and its role in public and political life. Our guests for the hour are from the ACLU of Wisconsin: Emilio De Torre, director of community engagement, and Molly Collins, advocacy director. We begin with a recording of Martin Luther King Jr.’s last speech, […]
In April of 2018, seven activists, now known as the Kings Bay Plowshares 7, performed acts of civil disobedience at the Kings Bay Naval Submarine Base, and now face prison time of as much as 25 years — literally a death sentence their religious convictions for these elderly activists. Jan Miyasaki spoke with two of […]
Monopolies typically result in customers paying more money for products and services. What about Facebook — users don’t pay money, but they pay in other ways… with internet tracking and loss of privacy. Jan speaks with Dina Srinivasan about her recent article in the Berkeley Business Law Journal on anti-trust actions against the internet giant.
With all eyes on Milwaukee for the 2020 Democratic National Convention, the Democratic Party of Wisconsin has much ahead of them. Joining us today are two candidates for chair of the DPW, state representative David Bowen and Ben Wikler, former senior advisor at MoveOn. Together with Carousel, they spend the hour sharing their vision for […]
On Thursday, April 25th, Tony Castaneda speaks with David Barsamian, host of Alternative Radio, about the recent arrest of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.
On Tuesday, May 7, there will be a special primary election for the 17th District seat on the Dane County Board of Supervisors. For today’s show, we interview the three candidates: David Ahrens, Kristen Audet, and Amanda McKaig. They highlight many of the important issues facing the county such as mental health, jailing, the opioid crisis, […]